What is Top Hat?

    Top Hat is a student engagement platform that professors use inside and outside of the classroom. Top Hat provides a lecture tool that tracks attendance, asks questions, features interactive slides, and manages classroom discussions. Outside of the classroom, the platform features an InteractiveText platform where professors can adopt, customize, or create content for their courses. Using Top Hat, […]

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    How Top Hat Works

    Professors ask questions. Students submit responses via WiFi or SMS using their own devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) Results are shown in real-time. For additional information, take a look at the Top Hat Classroom Engagement Features Interactive Polling No clickers required. Students use their own devices including phones, laptops, or tablets to participate in polls. […]

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    Getting Started: TopHat for Instructors

    Setup Details Create your own account (1 minute) https://app.tophat.com/register/teacher/ Schedule and receive an one-on-one training session (1 hour) from the TopHat Team by emailing DU’s Account Director Forrest Kutscher, forrest@tophat.com Alternatively, view the Professor Orientation videos for self-paced learning  Creating Your Account and Courses Creating and Using Questions Adding and Managing Students (optional) Upload Slide Presentations (optional) Tracking and […]

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    Getting Started: TopHat for Students

    Students will be required to purchase a license for Top Hat. The cost is $24 for access for four months or $36 for 12 months, and $72 access for 5-years. Subscriptions can be purchased through the Bookstore with any accepted form of payment (including financial aid) OR online at the Top Hat web site with a major credit card. […]

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